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Curious and Interesting Names Near Roddickton ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Burnt Village
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    • Burnt Village lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the north of Roddickton
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  • Canada Harbour
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    • Canada Harbour lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south of Roddickton
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  • Greenspond - Historic
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    • Greenspond was located 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the south of Roddickton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenspond came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
  • Grey Islands
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grey Islands
    • Grey Islands lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Roddickton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grey Islands came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Grey Islands Harbour
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grey Islands Harbour
      • Grey Islands Harbour lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Roddickton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grey Islands Harbour came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grey Islands Harbour
    • Hooping Harbour
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hooping Harbour
      • Hooping Harbour lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the south of Roddickton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hooping Harbour came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Main Brook
    • Wild Cove
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wild Cove
      • Wild Cove lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the south of Roddickton
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    • Zealot
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zealot
      • Zealot lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Roddickton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Zealot came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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How Far From Roddickton to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a town such as Roddickton to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Roddickton and extending to:

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 973 miles [1,565.9 km]<1> to the west southwest (WSW). If you could drive a straight line from Roddickton to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take most of two days to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 56 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 38 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 4,604 miles [7,409.4 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 5,327 miles [8,573 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 3,203 miles [5,154.7 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>

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The official website for Province of Newfoundland and Labrador: https://www.gov.nl.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Roddickton) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Roddickton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RoddicktonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Roddickton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.8699, Longitude: -56.1232    
<2>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<5>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Roddickton to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 292.267 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 288.252 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 286.907 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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